Definition of rest on/upon
1 : to depend or rely on (someone or something) All our hopes rested on one man.
2 : to stop moving and look at (someone or something) His eyes/gaze rested on the letter.
3 : to be based on (something) His theory rested upon two important pieces of evidence.
Word by Word Definitions
: repose, sleep
: a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and metabolic activities
: freedom from activity or labor
: to get rest by lying down
: to lie dead
: a projection or attachment on the side of the breastplate of medieval armor for supporting the butt of a lance
: something that remains over : remainder
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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